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  • BUENOS AIRES, July 7- Telecom Argentina SA and cable TV provider Cablevision SA will have to return broadcast airwaves spectrum to the Argentine government if a proposed merger between the two companies is to be approved, a source with the country's Enacom communications regulator told Reuters on Friday. Enacom and the National Commission for the Defense of...

  • MEXICO CITY, July 5- Billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil argued on Wednesday against rules brought in by an overhaul of the country's telecommunications industry, saying in a statement they were unfair and had led to a loss of its business rights. In the latest chapter in a fight that could shape the future of competition in the sector, the supreme court is...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 2- Argentina's Telecom Argentina SA and cable TV provider Cablevisión SA reached a merger agreement enabling them to offer so-called quadruple play services, a result of President Mauricio Macri's telecom sector reforms. Grupo Clarin, Argentina's largest media conglomerate, said last August it was spinning off Cablevision.

  • MEXICO CITY, June 26- President Enrique Pena Nieto and industry executives praised a three-year-old overhaul of Mexico's telecommunications sector on Monday as it faces a major challenge from billionaire Carlos Slim in the Supreme Court. It would have condemned Mexico to falling behind, " Pena Nieto told hundreds of government officials and industry...

  • CARACAS, May 26- In the mountains above Caracas, two government officials often stand watch over the antennas of TV news network Globovision, poised to take it off air if regulators object to coverage of anti-government protests, according to two station employees. In contrast to past waves of unrest in Venezuela, particularly during Hugo Chavez's 1999-2013...

  • NEW YORK, May 22- The S&P 500 Telecommunications Services Sector index as-we-know it may have to hang up on investors, as its creators are considering a restructuring of the once-hot index which has shrunk to just four companies from 14.. After years of consolidation and diversification, today's telecommunications sector would be unrecognizable to...

  • LONDON, May 16- Spain's Euskaltel said on Tuesday it had bought Telecable from Britain's Zegona for 701 million euros to create northern Spain's leading integrated telecoms operator. Zegona, set up to invest in European technology, media and telecoms companies, bought Telecable in 2015. "When we acquired Telecable in 2015, we identified the opportunity for...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A huge cyberattack brought disruption to Britain's health system on Friday and infected many Spanish companies with malicious software, and security researchers said a dozen other countries may be affected. "We are experiencing a major IT disruption and there are delays at all of our hospitals," said the Barts Health group, which manages...

  • The Vancouver- based company's shares rose as much as 1.3 percent in morning trading to a record high of $46.29, then pared those gains to trade flat. Analysts had expected about 17,000 additions, according to Desjardins and RBC Capital Markets. Telus' national wireless business is bigger, more profitable and faster growing than its Western Canada- focused...

  • Pai has proposed reversing the reclassification and scrapping internet conduct standards, and has asked for comment on whether the FCC can or should retain any of the rules barring blocking, throttling or "fast lanes." US Telecom, the trade group representing major telephone companies that sued the FCC in 2015 over the rules, said Monday it will "review our legal...

  • *Shuaa Capital down despite swinging to Q1 profit. DUBAI, April 25- Stock markets in the Gulf most exposed to foreign trade held their ground on Tuesday, with Dubai and Qatar showing resilience in the face of disappointing results from blue-chip companies. In Dubai, shares of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications lost 3 percent after reporting a net profit of...

  • A customer enters a Vodafone store in Mumbai, India.

    Vodafone's $7.2 billion cash injection into its Indian business has turned up the heat just days ahead of a massive airwave auction.

  • A "Brexit" may prove beneficial for U.K. telecommunication companies, but could create headaches for consumers, according to industry watchers.

  • Environment for mergers has changed: OVUM's Howett

    Matthew Howett, practice leader for regulation at OVUM, comments on the collapsed merger talks between French telecom giants Bouygues and Orange.

  • BT is a target for Ofcom: Bob Parker

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says BT is being targeted by the regulator.

  • Europe's digital economy needs 5G

    Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for the digital economy, says new digital services are not feasible without 5G.

  • Bringing telecoms into the digital age

    Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor, outlines his telecommunication company's digital strategy.

  • Output is growing: Telecom Italia CEO

    Marco Patuano, CEO of Telecom Italia, says there are good signs in the otherwise disappointing fourth quarter results.

  • John Malone

    Cable TV company acquires UK telecoms group with operations in the Caribbean, for stock and a special dividend worth $5.3 billion.

  • Members of the police Special Action Force (SAF) walk in front of signage for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit after a drill simulating a Paris-like attack at the venue of the summit in Manila on November 14, 2015.

    APEC kicked off its annual meeting with plans to think small, including finding ways to ensure small businesses benefit from trade deals.